Our workshops have helped hundreds of Architects & Engineers risk manage with more confidence.


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Contract Review Walkthrough with Top Design Attorney

April 3rd & 10th

Feel confident reviewing and negotiating contracts. Top Attorney will reveal his 3-2-1 review system and what clauses you should avoid. You'll even get to watch him redline a contract!

Effective Construction Phase Risk Stategy

July 2024 (Day/Time TBA)

Discover the most common ways design professionals increase their risk during construction phase and how to mitigate them. Learn strategies for site visits, submittal review, request for substitutions, and dispute resolution. 

Deal Makers & Deal Breakers

September 2024 (Day/Time TBA)

Join our exclusive workshop led by a top design attorney and seasoned risk manager. Learn the art of making informed Go/No-Go decisions when choosing your next project and create a custom framework for your firm.

The Instructors


Zach Waters

Zach is the CEO at Black Swan Risk Management. He has experience as a Risk Specialist and Insurance Broker for A/E firms across the country. His goal is to simplify the complexities of professional liability insurance and empower his clients to be proactive about dealing with unpredictable, potentially severe events in their business. He is also the Treasurer at The Architectural Foundation of San Francisco. Learn more!


Steve Litchfield

Steve is the Founder of Litchfield Law in Southern California. As an Attorney, he specializes in Contract and Construction law. He has represented a diverse group of clients, ranging from individuals starting their first business to multi-national corporations. He regularly gives presentations to Design Firms on comprehensive risk management and legislative framework developments. Learn more!

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